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Tagged With: pastry

Shopping and a near lethal afternoon tea

After ignoring the alarm, we awoke, showered and dressed and headed down to a local cafe, Chez Prune, for coffee au lait/tea and a croissant while the Saturday morning world went by. We relaxed, read, iPadd’d and generally felt Parisienne as we navigated clumsily the menu and the bill, much to the amusement of the … Continue reading »

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Versailles et Le Tour Eiffel

After a welcome sleep, my morning walk to the boulangerie yielded a pair of escargot and a lovely sugar crusted brioche and a baguette. After a brief but yummy breakfast, we packed a chunk of Brie, some fruit and bread then set off to navigate the Metro and change services to get us to Versailles. … Continue reading »

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Sacre Coeur and going in-Seine

After a little bit of a sleep in we walked briskly (it was freezing) to our local boulangerie (Du Pain et des Idees) and bought breakfast – 2 types of escargot, rum & raisin and pistachio & chocolate, and a section of a crusty loaf for lunch We then headed to the local undercover markets … Continue reading »

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La Belle Francaise

An early start to an amazing day, we boarded a tube when most poms were still asleep and wended our way to St Pancras station to line up for customs, after a tasty breakfast and procuring a bag of goodies for our early lunch. It was cold, and resisted getting much warmer the whole day. … Continue reading »

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Paris?

Now I am not sure how most people approach itinerary planning but we took an approach that might be different to some. We became aware of a website that outlined best pastries and patisseries in and around Paris: http://www.parispatisseries.com/ We decided that there were some seriously delicious things we should try, and noticed that the … Continue reading »

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